Montana's Waldron Creek Fire

Montana's Waldron Creek Fire

The 1931 Tragedy and the Forgotten Five

Book - 2015
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"On August 25, 1931, five men died fighting the devastating Waldron Creek Fire west of Choteau, Montana. Lacking training and preparation, Herbert Novotny, Frank Williamson, Hjalmer G. Gunnarson, Ted Bierchen and Charles Allen dashed into the flames and never stood a chance....National Smokejumper Association chief historian Dr. Charles Palmer shines a light on this important story, finally honoring the heroic sacrifice that led to critical changes in wildland firefighting."--Back cover.
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015
ISBN: 9781467119269
1467119261
Branch Call Number: 917.8652 PAL
Characteristics: 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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